Lyons Children’s Refugee Assistance Program

Applications for the 2021-2022 grant round are now closed.

The Lyons Children’s Refugee Assistance Fund, a field of interest fund of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, opens its 2021-2022 grant round for nonprofit organizations in Tucson. Proposals must fall within established guidelines; only one application will be accepted per organization and are limited to a maximum of $5,000. 

The grant period is for one year: October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022.

CFSA invites nonprofit organizations in Tucson to submit an application for programs/projects that serve refugees children and families to address their most urgent needs for example: Behavioral and health support, K-12 refugee education, medical case management, employment opportunities, emergency housing/rental support, and support to gain citizenship.

Applications open on Monday, July 19, 2021; deadline to submit grant applications is Friday, August 20, 2021, at 5pm.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted through an online process with Common Grant Application. First-time users of Common Grant Application: click here. If you have already applied for a grant using Common Grant Application you should have an account.  Returning users click here.


Contact Enedina Miller, Program Manager, at or Jeaiza Quiñones Ivory, Director of Community Investments, at

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